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Angulate tortoise, James de Carle Sowerby & Edward Lear

Angulate tortoise. Tortoises, Terrapins and Turtles Drawn from Life, by James de Carle Sowerby & Edward Lear. H. Sotheran, J. Baer & Co, 1872.

Books with Angulate info

Here's a listing of books and some magazines that include information on the South African Angulate / Angulated tortoise aka Bowsprit tortoise (Chersina angulata).

tortoises, terrapins & turtles of africa

Tortoises, Terrapins & Turtles of Africa

  • by Bill Branch
  • Struik Publishers, 2008
  • includes the Angulate tortoise
  • 128 glossy pages, color photos
  • ISBN-10: 1770074635
  • ISBN-13: 978-1770074637
southern african tortoise book

The Southern African Tortoise Book

  • by Richard C. Boycott, Ortwin Bourquin
  • O. Bourquin, 2nd revised ed., 2000
  • includes the Angulate tortoise
  • 228 pages, b/w and color photos
  • limited availability
  • ISBN-10: 0620265361
  • ISBN-13: 978-0620265362
misty corton

A Beginner's Guide to Leopard and other South African Tortoises

  • Misty Corton
  • Carapace Press, Jul 2000
  • includes the Angulate tortoise
  • 32 pages, limited availability
  • ISBN-10: 1873943539
  • ISBN-13: 978-1873943533
International Turtle & Tortoise Symposium, Vienna 2002

Turtles: Proceedings: International Turtle & Tortoise Symposium, Vienna 2002

  • by H. Artner, B. Farkas, V. Loehr
  • Edition Chimaira, Mar 2006
  • includes a chapter about keeping and breeding Angulate tortoises
  • 621 glossy pages, color photos
  • ISBN-10: 393061278X
  • ISBN-13: 978-3930612789
terralog vol 1

Terralog: Turtles of the World: Africa, Europe and Western Asia, Vol. 1

  • by Holger Vetter
  • revised 2nd edition, 2011
  • Aqualog Verlag
  • 152 pages
  • ISBN-10: 3930612275
  • ISBN-13: 978-3930612277
what's that reptile

What's That Reptile?

  • by Johan Marais
  • Struik Nature, Nov 2010
  • descriptions, habitats, color photos
  • incl. the Angulate tortoise, 160 pages
  • ISBN-10: 1770077715
  • ISBN-13: 978-1770077713
reptiles of southern africa

A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa

  • Graham Alexander, Johan Marais
  • Struik Publishers, Jan, 2008
  • includes the Angulate tortoise
  • color photos, 408 pages
  • ISBN-10: 1770073868
  • ISBN-13: 978-1770073869
wildlife of sa

The Wildlife of Southern Africa: A Field Guide to the Animal and Plants of the Region

  • Vincent Carruthers
  • Struik Publishers, 2008 (updated ed.)
  • brief descriptions with color illustrations, incl. Angulate tortoise, 320 pages
  • ISBN-10: 1770077049
  • ISBN-13: 978-1770077041
cape tortoises

Cape tortoises: Their identification and care

  • Ernst H.W. Baard
  • Cape Nature Conservation, 1994
  • ISBN-10: 0798401958
  • ISBN-13: 978-0798401951
  • 68 pages, out of print
sowerby & lear

Tortoises, Terrapins and Turtles Drawn from Life

  • by James de Carle Sowerby & Edward Lear
  • H. Sotheran, J. Baer & Co, 1872
  • you can read this book online at the Biodiversity Heritage Library or Internet Archive
  • text and a color plate for Testudo angulata

Recent magazines

More books

For more tortoise books, including turtle & tortoise encyclopedias, veterinary texts, and parasitology books, see the Star tortoise books page.

Angulate tortoise, James de Carle Sowerby & Edward Lear

Angulate tortoise plastron. Tortoises, Terrapins and Turtles Drawn from Life, by James de Carle Sowerby & Edward Lear. H. Sotheran, J. Baer & Co, 1872.

 

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